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Circuit Breaker Assisted Congestion Control

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mboned WG)
Expired & archived
Author Jake Holland
Last updated 2020-03-10 (Latest revision 2020-03-09)
Replaces draft-jholland-cb-assisted-cc
Replaced by draft-ietf-mboned-cbacc
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Yang Validation 0 errors, 1 warnings
Additional resources Yang catalog entry for ietf-cbacc@2019-09-26.yang
Yang impact analysis for draft-jholland-mboned-cbacc
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Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-mboned-cbacc
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This document specifies Circuit Breaker Assisted Congestion Control (CBACC). CBACC enables fast-trip Circuit Breakers by publishing rate metadata about multicast channels from senders to intermediate network nodes or receivers. The circuit breaker behavior is defined as a supplement to receiver driven congestion control systems, to preserve network health if receivers subscribe to a volume of traffic that exceeds capacity policies or capability for a network or receiver.


Jake Holland

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